Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Next time you visit Palm Springs, we highly recommend taking the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway up to San Jacinto Mountain, 8500 feet above sea level. The ride up alone has an amazing view, as does the tramway station at the top. There’s also a couple restaurants and a small bar. You can go and just […]

Come Play Bocce Ball in Palm Springs

Come Play Bocce Ball in Palm Springs

On one side of The Easmor Alexander’s private backyard is a long, wide strip of gravel. It’s a good amount of space, with large palm trees, privacy and wide mountain views, but there has been no good reason to go over there. Until now. To create the Bocce court, we raked the gravel away, leveled […]

Splash! The Easmor Pool Awaits …

Splash! The Easmor Pool Awaits …

Last summer, we completely refurbished the original pool. We couldn’t save the tile, but we used the same vintage blue and we commemorated the original pool maker, Blue Haven Pools, with a painting. Here are the before and after shots of the pool, along with the painting, which hangs in the hallway of The Easmor […]

Hikin’ the Lykken, Palm Springs

Posted on Feb 9, 2015 in Things to Do in Palm Springs
Hikin’ the Lykken, Palm Springs

If you love a hike with a great view payoff, this one is fabulous. Start at the Palm Springs Art Museum. (From Sunmor, just go west on Amado, curve left at the mountain, and you pretty much run into it.) There’s a trailhead in the parking lot. From there, you go straight on up. It’s […]

Sunmor Neighborhood Morning Walk

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 in Things to Do in Palm Springs

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Sunmor, largely developed by the Alexander Construction Company, was a sold-out destination in the 2014 Modernism Week tours.

Biking in Palm Springs

Posted on Jun 8, 2014 in Things to Do in Palm Springs
Biking in Palm Springs

It’s easy to bike in Palm Springs! There’s a nearby bike rental place and lots of off-street paths. We preferred to build our own.

Golfing in Palm Springs

Posted on Jun 7, 2014 in Things to Do in Palm Springs
Golfing in Palm Springs

Day trip to visit friends in La Quinta, near Palm Springs. Nice escape from the renovation madness.